Quiz Me! - People: World War II Test your knowledge about people in the World War II era. 1 / 10 After being a commander in World War II, Omar Bradley became the first Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He was promoted to the rank of five star General and later led the Veteran’s Administration. From where did Bradley receive his military training? Texas A&M Air Force Academy Annapolis Naval Academy Westpoint Military Academy 2 / 10 All of the following are associated with the work of the Navajo Code Talkers except: They used a mix of traditional Navajo and new words to create the code The group was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 2001 They eventually used over 600 words to create an unbreakable code They created the code to communicate with each other as prisoner of war 3 / 10 For his bravery as a First Lieutenant in World War II, Vernon Baker was awarded all of the following except: The Distinguished Flying Cross The Medal of Honor The Purple Heart The Distinguished Service Cross 4 / 10 President Franklin D. Roosevelt tried to keep the United States from entering World War II by implementing which of the following? A Good Neighbor policy A New Deal with the Axis powers Expanding the rights of Japanese Americans Negotiating directly with Adolf Hitler 5 / 10 Eleanor Roosevelt interacted with American citizens as she traveled throughout the country. This was an important way for her husband, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, to learn about current issues that needed to be addressed. Eleanor served in this manner rather than the President because World War II caused the U.S. transportation system to shut down The Secret Service would not allow President Roosevelt to travel due to safety concerns President Roosevelt was partially paralyzed with polio President Roosevelt was overseas leading the war effort 6 / 10 The accomplishments of the Tuskegee Airmen helped prompt President Harry S. Truman to Name the Tuskegee Army Airfield in honor of this group Desegregate the U.S. armed forces Organize specific divisions of military forces based upon race Establish the United States Air Force 7 / 10 This United States President graduated from West Point and later achieved the highest ranking position in the American Army. Dwight D. Eisenhower Harry S. Truman Woodrow Wilson Theodore Roosevelt 8 / 10 These men were the first Americans to fight the Japanese in World War II The 7th Destroyer Division at Pearl Harbor U.S.A.F. Thunderbirds The Flying Tigers Blue Angels 9 / 10 George Marshall served the United States militarily and diplomatically. Which of the following is not an accomplishment of George Marshall? Rank of Five Star General Nobel Peace Prize Supreme Court Justice Secretary of State 10 / 10 Prior to 1991, the Flying Tigers had not received U.S. military credit for their time fighting the Japanese in World War II. They had not received this credit because They were considered volunteers at the time of their service They flew for China, which was one of the Axis powers They were not American citizens and could not be granted credit They did not win any victories against Japanese forces Your score is Try another 10!